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About Telescope40

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  1. Hello. Looking to source a new pair of rubber eyepiece cups for a pair of my binos. Can anyone oblige with a possible reliable source to order from regards as always. John
  2. Baader, AE Engineering, Powercable

    Hello Mods. Please remove. Regards. John
  3. JMI Motorfocus for Celestron C9.25 OTA

    Hello Mods. Please remove. Thank you John
  4. JMI Motorfocus for Celestron C9.25 OTA

    Hello. Now on another site. Regards John
  5. Hello all. Surplus gear. Baader ClickLock SC 2 in for Celestron / Meade SCT https://www.firstlightoptics.com/adapters/baader-click-lock-2-for-celestron-meade-sct.html Had limited use. Very good condition. Boxed. £45 AE Engineering fine focus knob. Believe best suits Meade SCT's but could fit others. Good condition. £12 Power cable for a NEQ6 Pro mount. Pretty much unused. £14 All prices include postage. Bank transfer or PayPal. YOU pay the fee. Thank you John
  6. Hello. Surplus to requirements as I have gone down a different focusing route with my C9.25. Photos show the handset, unit and cable plus a picture of the back of my C9.25. Metal hook has been attached to the handset by the previous owner to me. Very handy. Does not affect the unit in any way. The motor unit slips over the standard focus knob and is secured by using 2 of the screws from the orange ring as shown. Could help you decide if it will fit your OTA. £75 - includes postage. Bank transfer or Paypal. YOU pay the fee. Thank you John
  7. Hello. Thank you for the reply. Ill do some measuring. Think my OTA has the standard 2 in fitting. Regards. John
  8. Hello. Would this be a direct fit for a C9.25 OTA. Thank you. John
  9. M104 Sombrero Galaxy

    Just a comment from me. Superb !! Regards. John
  10. Show us your Solar Observing Equipment

    John. May I ask , looking at the tripod spreader. Did the tripod come complete with the spreader bar already fitted. I am looking to source one as I have a tripod that is in need of an upgrade. Thank you John
  11. Berlebech Uni 18 on ABS

    Hello. +1 for the spreader upgrade if funds allow regards Another John. Lol
  12. Hi. Very informative replies as always. I'm visual only so going up to a 152, from a 127, I was hoping for a bit of a "jump" in performance especially on planets,. But maybe not. Just ajump in price as ever lol john
  13. Hello all. Made a visit to the NWAstro show yesterday. Enjoyed a couple of hours in the company of like minded. Got a look thru a Solarmax for the first time. Intriguing compared to my Herschel wedge. Spoke to couple of Astro groups that are fairly local to me with a view to share observing time and less of the lonesome astronomer. Didnt buy anything but as usual my abiding memory was kit - a APM 152 OTA to be exact. I think it was brought along by Tring Astro. First impressions was its size. Blimey, as I hadn't really bargained for how big these 152mm refractors are. I have a Meade 5000 127 and the 152 was a bit of a shock for sure. Cogs are whirring already as to what the views would be with this OTA. I've got most bases covered at the moment with the 3 scopes I have but can't help but think of this OTA . Been reading a few reviews since getting home. Could it be a bit of all rounder. Regards John
  14. North West Astronomy Festival 2017 dates

    Hello. Think i will make a visit Saturday AM. Just up the road for me these days. John